Published: 30 May 2010
Wesak celebration organised by the Letchworth Buddhist Vihara were held at the Vihara and at the Mrs. Howard Memorial hall, Letchworth, on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th May 2010. These events were organized under the guidance of the chief incumbent of the Vihara Venerable Nahalle Rahula, Venerable Gurulubedde Mangala and Venerable Nallure Sangharathana.
Observance of Eight precepts by the devotees, alms giving, discussions, devotional songs, special Dhamma talks by Venerable Kamburawala Sri Rewatha (Chief Sanghanayake of Great Britain and the Head of the Scotland Buddhist Vihara) and by Simon Bough (Cambridge Buddhist society) and 'Dansela' (free food stall) organised by the members of the Vihara were the highlights of the celebrations. The Temple premises and the hall were decorated by beautiful Vesak lanterns.